Community News & Events for Feb. 16

• A card shower is planned for Ray and Glenna Loving, who will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 23. Cards can be sent to 81 Loving Lane, Strasburg 22657.
• A card shower is planned for Glenn Lichliter, who will celebrate his 99th birthday on Feb. 25. Cards can be sent to him c/o Bobby Lichliter, 445 N. Massanutten St., Strasburg 22657.

The Strasburg Moose Lodge will host a casino night from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday to benefit the Trent “T-Man” Williams Memorial Skate Park. The cost is $30 per person and includes food.

Open gym
Warren County Parks and Recreation will host a school’s closed, gym’s open fun day from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday at the Health and Human Services gym for ages 7 -15 with a signed parental permission slip.
The cost is $5 for each participant. Activities include pick-up basketball, volleyball and dodgeball, batting cage and the game room will be available with video games, ping pong and more. Information: 540-635-1021.

Blood drive
The Signal Knob Middle School FFA Club will host a blood drive from 2 to 7 p.m. Monday in the school cafeteria. Appointments can be scheduled at www.redcrossblood.org, enter “signalknob.”

Offices closed
In observance of President’s Day on Monday, the following offices will be closed:
• All branches of Handley Regional Library (Bowman, Clarke County and Handley.) Libraries will reopen at 10 a.m. on Tuesday.
• The Shenandoah County Extension office in Woodstock.

Special ed
The Warren County Special Education Advisory Committee will meet at 7:15 p.m. Monday at Special Services-Diversified Minds, 465 W. 15th St., Suite 500, Front Royal.
The guest speaker will be Colin Miller, Warren County Public Schools Transition Services Coordinator, who will talk about services for students with disabilities. The committee’s business meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Information: Laurie Adams, 540-683-1767.

March 1 is the deadline to apply for a $500 scholarship given by the Northern Shenandoah Valley Master Gardeners Association.

The $500 scholarship will help students in Clarke, Warren, Shenandoah, Frederick and Page counties pursue a career in horticulture or the agricultural field attend an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Applications can be found online at www.nsvmga.org.

College news
Emily Kelley, of Maurertown, has received an associate’s degree in general studies from Lord Fairfax Community College.

She is the daughter of Michael Grim, of Fort Valley, and Teresa Wealthy, of Edinburg.

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